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|In March of 1945, the Battle of Iwo Jima was fought between the United States and the Imperial Japan. After Mount Suribachi, a volcano on Iwo Jima, was captured by the Navy, six men raised the Flag of the United States. The Photo of this act became very popular and became the sample for the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.||07/25/2006||1,328|
|Smoke rising from Mount Suribachi as it is hit by aircraft bombs and ships' guns on 19 February 1945, probably just before U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima.|
The rocks of Tobiishi Point, at Iwo Jima's southern end, are in the lower left.
|USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) is the third Wasp-class amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy. She is the fifth ship to be named (the fourth actually commissioned) in honor of the USS Kearsarge, a sloop-of-war that gained fame during the American Civil War, which was in turn named for Mount Kearsarge in New Hampshire.|
|The Texas Air Museum is home to the bridge and island of the Vietnam era helicopter carrier IWO JIMA (LPH-2) . It rises over 100 feet above the south Texas plain. This carrier was involved with the pickup of the crew of the ill-fated Apollo 13 crew. ||09/26/2007||594|
|The Passchendaele Memorial is a Canadian war memorial that commemorates the actions of the Canadian Corps in the Second Battle of Passchendaele of world War I. The memorial is located on the former site of Crest Farm, an objective captured by the 4th Canadian Division during the assault of 30 October 1917.|
|memorial to murdered Jews in Germany|
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The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in the centre of Berlin is Germany's central Holocaust memorial site, a place for remembrance and commemoration of six million victims.
The Memorial consists of the Field of Stelae designed by architect Peter Eisenman and the underground Information Centre and is maintain...
|This photo was taken before the invasion of the island began.||02/22/2007||953|
|The Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing is a war memorial in Ypres, Belgium dedicated to the commemoration of British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are unknown. The memorial is located at the eastern exit of the town and marks the starting point for one of the main roads out of the town that led Allied soldiers to the front line. D...||08/14/2009||304|
|The Washington Memorial, is one of the tallest buildings in DC (District of Columbia). It was made to the memorial of George Washington.||05/24/2007||2,080|
|The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a national war memorial located in Washington, D.C., that honors members of the U.S. armed forces who served in the Vietnam War.||05/25/2007||1,373|
|A memorial tower to the World War I dead was erected on the Rohrbühl hill in Münchberg, in far northeast Bavaria, in 1935-37. The site is practically unchanged today, except for the removal of the eagle and swastika over the doorway (a memorial sarcophagus on the inside of the tower (not open today) was also removed).|
|The Helles Memorial serves the dual function of Commonwealth battle memorial for the whole Gallipoli campaign and place of commemoration for many of those Commonwealth servicemen who died there and have no known grave. The United Kingdom and Indian forces named on the memorial died in operations throughout the peninsula, the Australians at Helles. There are also panels for those who died or wer...||09/04/2009||526|